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Binance Blocks US Customers, Opens Dedicated US Trading Platform

One day after announcing the creation of a dedicated cryptocurrency trading platform for US customers, Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, has modified its terms of service to exclude “any U.S. person.” The change comes under the subheading “Prohibition of Use” in the… Read More

Crypto.com Announces Four Binance Launchpad Token Listings

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com announced on Thursday it has listed four Binance Launchpad Tokens to its Wallet & Card App. The tokens are Matic Network’s MATIC, Celer Network’s CELR, Fetch.AI’s FET, and Harmony’s ONE. According to Crypto.com, the four tokens join a growing list… Read More

Blockchain based Lender Cred Partners with Crypto Exchange Binance

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has formed a partnership with crypto lending platform Cred. Binance is also an investor in Cred. Cred is backed by some large investors in the crypto sector including Binance Labs, 500 Startups, Arrington XRP Capital, Blocktower and FBG Capital…. Read More

“CZ Binance” Files Countersuit Against Sequoia Capital

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Ex parte orders filed against the Binance crypto trading platforms by a leg of the VC firm Sequoia Capital have backfired as a judge’s staying of the orders have ushered in a countersuit against Sequoia brought by Binance CEO Changing Zhao, also known as “CZ,”… Read More

Binance CEO Apologizes for Suggesting “Re-Org” of Bitcoin in Wake of $44 Million Hack

Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency trading platforms, has issued a blog post stating the business is working hard to tighten security after hackers stole 7070 Bitcoins (worth ~$44 million USD) from an exchange hot wallet earlier this week. Zhao… Read More

Digital Challenger Bank Founders Bank Hires Former Senior Deutsche Bank Exec as CEO

The Founders Bank has appointed Kenan Altunis as Chief Executive Officer. Altunis was most recently Global Co-Head of the Institutional Client Group within Deutsche Bank’s Corporate and Investment Bank where he was responsible for a multibillion-dollar revenue operation and a team of over 1000 people…. Read More

Pundits Say Price of Bitcoin and Other Cryptos Artificially Maintained by Insiders and Whales

Cryptocurrency pundits on Twitter are claiming that Bitcoin markets are being manipulated and propped up by whales. In response to a comment from another pundit surprised that the price of Bitcoins didn’t drop substantially upon news of the $41 million USD hack this week on… Read More

Sacrilege: Binance CEO Suggests Miners Could Roll Back Bitcoin Chain to Recover Hacked $41 Million and Keep Proceeds as Bounty

Changpeng Zhao, CEO and founder of Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, stirred controversy this week when he suggested that colluding Bitcoin miners could “roll-back” Bitcoin’s data records and recover $41 million USD in bitcoins hacked from Binance this week. Zhao made the comments in… Read More

Binance Hack: Is Centralization the Problem? Comments from Xena Exchange and Zebpay

Schadenfreude? Binance, the largest crypto exchange in the world, suffered a humbling hack where a hot wallet was compromised and criminals absconded with a mere $40 million. Other exchanges and crypto insiders have been quick to comment on the ignominious event. Julie Plavnik, CBDO at… Read More

Binance, World’s Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange, Hacked for $40.7 Million

Hackers breached a single hot wallet at Binance this week and made off with $40.7 million USD in Bitcoins. This is according to the “Binance Security Breach Update” posted May 7th on the Binance website: “We have discovered a large scale security breach today, May 7,… Read More

Binance’s Singapore Cryptocurrency Exchange Goes Live

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, has officially launched its services in Singapore. According to TechCrunch, the launch of the service comes just six months after the crypto exchange received an investment from Vertex, a VC firm that is backed by Singapore-based sovereign… Read More

Binance Announces Partnership With CipherTrace

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced on Thursday it has formed a new partnership with blockchain security company CipherTrace to further enhance the exchange’s robust anti-money laundering (AML) compliance program. Binance reported that CipherTrace will raise its platform’s compliance standards in line with a worldwide progression of… Read More

Binance Adds NANO/USDT, OMG/USDT & OMG/BNB Trading Pairs on Cryptocurrency Platform

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Cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced earlier this week it opened trading for NANO/USDT, OMG/USDT and OMG/BNB trading pairs on its platform. As previously reported, Binance is a blockchain ecosystem comprised of Exchange, Labs, Launchpad, Info, Academy, Trust Wallet, and Blockchain Charity Foundation (BCF). “Binance Exchange is… Read More

Binance Announces Entry in Australian Market

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced earlier this week its entry in the Australian market with the launch of Binance Lite, a secure platform allowing users to exchange cash for digital currency, as well as the hiring of its first Australian employee and committing its investee TravelbyBit… Read More

tribeOS is First Digital Security Issued Under Bermuda’s ICO Law

Announced during the Security Token Summit in Bermuda this week, tribeOS said its “digital security offering” FIRE has received regulatory approval under Bermuda’s young ICO Act (2018). tribeOS is described as a blockchain-based digital advertising marketplace designed to help advertisers and publishers run secure, fraud-free… Read More

Binance’s Trust Wallet adds Zcoin Privacy Coin

Binance has added support for Zcoin (XZC), a privacy coin to Trust Wallet. The company said this was part of their ongoing commitment to privacy projects. Trust Wallet is the official wallet of Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in operation. Trust Wallet is a mobile… Read More

Binance Set to Delist CLOAK, MOD, SALT, SUB, & Wings Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency exchange, Binance announced last week it is set to delist a couple cryptocurrencies. Binance reported it periodically reviews each digital asset it lists to ensure that it continues to meet the high level of standard it expects. The platform then explained: “When a coin or token… Read More

Trust Wallet, Official Mobile Wallet of Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance, Joins Foundation for Interwallet Operability

The Foundation for Interwallet Operability (FIO) and FIO Protocol, an inter-wallet operability protocol that makes it easier to move tokens and coins, has announced that Trust Wallet, the official mobile wallet of cryptocurrency exchange Binance, has joined the Foundation. Trust Wallet was acquired by Binance… Read More

Binance Partners With Simplex to Allow Users to Purchase Cryptocurrencies With Credit Cards

Cryptocurrency exchange, Binance announced on Thursday it has teamed up with payment processing company Simplex to enable users to buy cryptocurrencies with their credit cards directly on its platform. Binance reported that through Simplex its users may now use Visa and MasterCard to buy BTC, ETH, and LTC cryptocurrencies. Users… Read More

BitTorrent Accepts TRON, Binance & Bitcoin Cryptocurrencies for Pro & Ads Free Products

BitTorrent, Inc., the company behind P2P communications protocol and products, BitTorrent and µTorrent, announced on Tuesday that customers can pay for its Pro and Ads Free products by using the cryptocurrencies TRON (TRX), Binance (BNB), and Bitcoin (BTC). Founded with a leading peer-to-peer sharing technology standard… Read More

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